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Squalene

Rating: good good
INCI name
SQUALENE
Alternative names
Spinacen, Squalen, Supraen
Origin
Different
Definition
2,6,10,15,19,23-hexamethyltetracosa-2,6,10,14,18,22-hexaene
INCI function
Antistatic, Emollient, Hair conditioning, Refatting
The INCI function describes solely the purpose of a cosmetic ingredient. It does not reveal its actual effects and skin compatibility. You'll find these and other characteristics below.
Characteristics
  • Rating: average Reduces static electricity by neutralizing electrical charge on a surface
  • Rating: average Leaves the hair easy to comb, supple, soft and shiny
  • Rating: average Imparts volume, lightness, gloss, etc.
  • Rating: good Softens and smooths the skin
  • Rating: good Replenishes the lipids of the hair or of the top layers of the skin
  • Rating: good Skin regeneration
  • Rating: good für zertifizierte Naturkosmetik zugelassen
CAS-No.
111-02-4
EINECS/EILINCS-No.
203-826-1

Studies, literature and statements on Squalene

  • Körperpflegekunde und Kosmetik, page 87

    Antioxidant, anti-carcinogenic, stimulates the immune system, skin-protective effect. Easily enters into the skin, makes it smooth and silky. Through its antioxidative effect, it can neutralize the build-up of radicals caused by oxidative stress and prevent lipid peroxidation. It protects with this the cell membrane and reduces light damage to the skin. It works against the degenerative processes of keratinozytes and the formation of wrinkles.

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